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Sierra Club Inc.

County: Hendry, Collier, Lee, Glades
Categories Environment
Political Action/Social Justice
Details:

Sierra Club is the oldest environmental organization in the US, founded in 1892. Sierra Club works on various campaigns like Red Tide, Coal, Climate Change, etc. to educate people on ways to live a sustainable life style and work to change public policy for the protection of our natural resources

Job Description:

Duties would vary depending on the work assignment but may include phone banking, attending public meetings (City Council or County Commissin meetings) in a show of support for a local ordinance designed to protect our water resources, miscellaneous office work, man a booth at an event like Earth Day, help out at open houses and other Sierra Club functions, etc.

Times of Work: Weekdays daytime, Weekdays evenings, Weekends daytime
Primary Contact: Ms. Katie Parrish
1415 Dean Street, Ste 100
Ft. Myers, FL 33901
Fax: (239) 337-5080
Phone: (239) 313-7202
Alt Phone: (239) 537-9507
Email: katie.parrish@sierraclub.org
Website: http://www.sierraclub.org
Worker's Comp for Volunteers?: N
Benefits Offered:

Volunteers would get free meals.

Additional Information:

Volunteering with the Sierra Club field office provides the students with insights on the work of an environmental organization, what an organizer does and the skills needed to be successful; i.e. great communication skills  both verbal and written, etc. Also good networking opportunity for environmental majors or anyone who  is interested in the environment and would like to continue their ecological interest after college.

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